Amdocs
3.2 of 5 690 reviews
www.amdocs.com Chesterfield, MO 5000+ Employees

Amdocs Reviews

Updated Apr 21, 2014
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3.2 690 reviews

                             

83% Approve of the CEO

Amdocs President, CEO, and Director Eli Gelman

Eli Gelman

(264 ratings)

65% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Good work life balance (if you are in Product Business Group)"
    in 43 reviews
  • "Work culture is very good, learn technical stuff"
    in 57 reviews
Cons:
  • "work life balance; employees are encouraged to work many extra hours and weekends"
    in 91 reviews
  • "Management seems proud that there is no work life balance"
    in 22 reviews
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good times, some drawbacks

SME (Current Employee)
Alpharetta, GA (US)

I have been working at Amdocs full-time for more than 5 years

Prosgood company, good benefits, work hours are very flexible, smart people to work with

Conspolitical issues around inner people/management

Advice to Senior Managementdon;t hire talented people just to make them work with mediocre management

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Good company with good benefits

Senior Subject Matter Expert (Current Employee)
Guaynabo, PR (US)

I have been working at Amdocs full-time for more than 3 years

ProsAmdocs is a good company that gives to your employees very good conditions of work.
They have good training materials and big knowledge database.
Also, as it's a big company, you have an open channel to speak with other coworkers from other countries.

ConsYou basically have no career opportunities. You just need to work 3~5 years to get promoted.
As you grow in the company you do not receive money for extra worked hours. They make it clear on your contract.

Advice to Senior ManagementMaybe create a new career opportunity program.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Dismal place to work. Only work for them if there are no other options.

Development Manager (Former Employee)
Charlotte, NC (US)

I worked at Amdocs full-time for more than 10 years

ProsBenefits: on par with most corporations. Healthcare is reasonably priced and plan selection is good.

Cons1. Very poor HR policies. Amdocs has a policy that there must be poor ratings given to some percentage of the employee base deserved or not.
2. When Amdocs bought the company I was working for the first thing they did was give senior management stay bonuses. Then everyone on the management team was demoted one level down.
3. The first thing Amdocs said after the acquisition was 'These people make too much money can't wait till we can take care of that'.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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That's how extreme capitalism tastes

Java Programmer (Former Employee)
Haifa (Israel)

I worked at Amdocs full-time for more than a year

ProsYoung and dynamic environment
When economy not in it's worst, the easiest to get in as the first job

ConsYoung and dynamice environment actually means that every grown up around either promoted or bailed, and dynamic means they will never stop to get the most of your back.

Advice to Senior Management--censored--

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Work on varied technologies but unfavorable compensations

Ssme (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

I have been working at Amdocs full-time for more than 3 years

ProsFriendly co workers and good environment to work all across the organization
Good onsite opportunities depending on the projects

ConsNo compensations for hard work
Unfavorable compensations rewarded in different divisions on same experience level
Words not being translated to actions

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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This is a great company if you are self motivated

Senior Consultant (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA (US)

I have been working at Amdocs full-time for more than 10 years

ProsThere are plenty of pros. The compensation and benefits are some of the best in the business. There are numerous tools you can use to gain knowledge and increase you skills set.

ConsThe company is always pushing faster development cycles. There is a culture of work longer and smarter. If you don't push back you get trampled by the work load.

Advice to Senior ManagementTry hiring some managers from the locale of the work. I understand that the company is Israeli but you have to give the employees some hope that they have a chance to advance.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Bureaucracy Gone Mad

Services (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

I have been working at Amdocs full-time for more than 10 years

ProsThe company is very strong financially so therefore able to weather downturns and inject cash when needed.

ConsLittle career growth for those who would like to remain technical.
Highly bureaucratic so getting anything achieved has to pass through many layers of management.
Little empowerment with any decision having to pass through those above you.

Advice to Senior ManagementEmpower and trust people to make decisions and therefore work in an agile manner
Listen to what staff have to say. Some are experts in their field and their opinions are credible.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Software Engineer (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

I have been working at Amdocs full-time for more than 5 years

ProsWork in one of offices in US. It is relatively stable recently due to the small size of the office.

ConsDue to the small size of the office, we don't have enough people and it is hard to complete the whole project by this office.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake more investment to the office, such as hiring more engineers. Do more interesting projects here.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Subject Matter Expert (Former Employee)
Pune (India)

I worked at Amdocs full-time for more than a year

ProsGood care of employees.
Good management.

ConsNo work on latest technologies.
Career growth is stagnant.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to make changes to the product with time.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Amdocs is a good place to work at.

Software Developer (Current Employee)
Raanana (Israel)

I have been working at Amdocs full-time

ProsExposure to a wide spectrum of hard technical problems with interesting technology which solves them. Also the team is good and committed.

ConsOne should really stand out of the crowd in order to be promoted and promotions are usually rare.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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